… it is one of my all-time favourites. In 1999 when I was looking desperately for the music and when I was weak in my faith in the breaks and bass, At the time when I was questioning the absolute truth. I asked everyone I knew, they’re (the breaks and bass) where no were to… Continue reading This Is Not Drum’n’Bass
Brothomstates – Claro – Warp Records – WARP88CD – Released: 17 Sep 2001 Unexplainably good album.
Funkstörung’s remix of Jay-Jay Johnson’s “I Want Some Fun Now” on the Viceversa-remix-album (Studio !K7, 2001) ? Naturally, an artist completely overlooked by me… at the time? It is highly unlikely that I would have ever considered listening or playing the original or this. In fact I did not. What a silly, silly thing to… Continue reading How Excellent Is This? [i].
“- What can be said in one sentence takes you at least 15 minutes.”
“Lies” is the other out of two 12″ released by Cenik on the American Isophlux imprint (this far). We’re talking about trademark Funcken brothers’ stuff the difference being if any that this leans rather heavily towards the down tempo side of things, with ultra deep basslines and plenty of crunchiness. As always it’s very nice… Continue reading Cenik, Lies EP [Isophlux – ISO025EP, 2001]
The third alias used by the very talented and personal favorites of mine (as you might have guessed if you’re a recurring visitor to Electronic Desert’s review section): the Funcken brothers alias Funckarma alias Quench. And with this 12″, the new pseudonym was not a secret to be kept for very long because there is… Continue reading Cenik, Secret EP [Isophlux – ISO015EP, 2001]
What, another Quench release from they year 2001? Yes, it’s true these two men seem pretty unstoppable! The Funcken brothers got me cornered and there just isn’t anyone outthere coming close to them, when it comes to putting crunchy beats together with mind altering melodies, melancholy and sheer beauty. This particular Aim release isn’t an… Continue reading Quench, EP [Aim Records – AIM07, 2001]
A very nice release from Ten and Tracer on Inc.Us, the vinyl section of the Belgian U-cover label. This six track 12″ contains a selection of warm and slightly melancholic compositions. You could quite easily come up with an association, music wise, but in all honesty that would be unfair to the artist and this… Continue reading Ten and Tracer, Keylemon Reports [Inc.Us – INC.US006, 2001]